A guide to the fish culture licensing process

Date published: 04 September 2018

Information on the fish culture licensing process and how applications for licences are dealt with.


The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs is responsible for licensing all fish farms including marine fish and shellfish farms and land based fish farms using either an enclosed water re-circulation system, a pump ashore system, abstracting water from a bore hole or fish farms on inland waters.

Download application forms for fish culture licences.

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